Exhibitions

séance

The word 'séance' is an attempt to communicate with spirits; the word comes from the French word for “session”. The English word however describes a meeting of people gathered to receive messages from spirits via a medium. Returning to Stanley Street Gallery is a group exhibition entitled séance, curated by Sean Morris. This new exhibition […]

Wansolwara: One Salt Water

In the pidgin dialect of the Solomon Islands, Wansolwara describes the concept of ‘one ocean, one people’, as an idea of a shared connection between the different communities of the Great Ocean. At UNSW Galleries, Fiji-born and Sydney based artist Shivanjani Lal’s works explores her history and identity as an Australian and Fijian. Her work […]

TAP Gallery Bushfire Auction

Artists feeling the need to help and support the bushfire recovery have donated their artworks for a grand art auction to be held at TAP Art Gallery this Saturday. Some of the artists have been affected personally or have friends who have been affected during these weeks and weeks of devastating damage to properties, animals […]

Kate Mitchell: All Auras Touch

Before her exhibition opens in January artist Kate Mitchell is appealing to the public to help find people employed in occupations listed by the Australian and New Zealand Bureau of Statistics' Standard Classification of Occupations. Why would she do this you might ask? Well, the answer is that All Auros Touch is going to provide a […]

Chris Cuffaro – Greatest Hits: Michael Hutchence

Acclaimed photographer Chris Cuffaro returns to Australian soil with an exhibition of images from his iconic shoot with the late Michael Hutchence. Cuffaro met with Hutchence in LA on Oct 1, 1993, and spent the day photographing him for a shoot commissioned by Detour magazine. The shoot was a creative freestyle with the two connecting […]

UNSW Art & Design Annual

Once again the University Of New South Wales’ (UNSW) art and design faculty will celebrate the latest batch of incredible graduates. The A&D Annual is the largest national showcase of graduate contemporary art and design. This exhibition launches the next generation of artists, designers, makers and digital media creators across a wide range of mediums. […]

It’s Personal: Images of objects from Ravensbruck and Sachsenhausen

With his own Jewish heritage in tow, local Sydney photographer Richard Wiesel was granted access to the closed archives of the memorials Sachsenhausen and Ravensbruck to photograph artifacts that have never been seen. Embarking on the emotional journey, Richard sifted through hundreds of objects either left behind or donated by those who had been imprisoned […]

Japan Supernatural

Japanese art has a special ability to capture the shadow realm and bring the spirit world to life. As part of the special exhibition ghosts, goblins and mischievous shapeshifters are inhabiting the Art Gallery Of NSW thanks to the Japan Supernatural exhibition. Centred on a monumental installation of painting and sculpture by Takashi Murakami, the […]

Retro Horror: Supernatural And The Occult In Postwar Japanese Manga

Over the last few years, anime and manga have become increasingly popular sources of inspiration for Halloween costumes. Most often you’ll see people dressed as their favourite Dragon Ball Z, My Hero Academia, One Punch Man, Death Note or Sailor Moon characters. However, the Japanese art forms of anime and manga have long histories of […]

Casula Powerhouse 25th Anniversary

Regarded as perhaps Sydney’s most remarkable and interesting art centres the Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre (CPAC) is in the midst of celebrating the 25 year anniversary of doors opening for the first time. As part of these celebrations, the venue at the heart of Western Sydney’s cutting edge arts and culture will be unveiling a […]